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Old Posted Jul 3, 2018, 6:20 PM
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I thought that was just some black and white crappy rendering. It's not actually going to look like that, right?
Lol just looks like a massing model. Hopefully it's not that bad but I'm not holding my breath
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Old Posted Jul 3, 2018, 6:52 PM
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I wonder if people will be allowed to punch out some holes or something.

Actually, could a case be made for it to be some sort of fire hazard? I mean, "Oh no, my living room is on fire and there's no way to get to the door. The fire truck has a ladder going but, gosh darn it, there aren't any windows to break and get out through. Well, I guess I'll just coat myself in Shake-n'-Bake and bask in my decision to rent here."

I don't see with an architect's eye but that thing is an affront to poor taste. It's like it's made out of Lego but there just weren't enough windows on hand. Dammit, it's not even built and it's destined to be the star of the Ugly Canada thread. What a disaster.
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Old Posted Jul 3, 2018, 7:09 PM
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^ Let's just tell people it's a jail.
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With modern fire codes if it's not your suite that's on fire just stay in your suite and you should be OK.
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Machinery on the ground today. Digging, complete lane closure(also for WAG), looking like demolition is next.
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Machinery on the ground today. Digging, complete lane closure(also for WAG), looking like demolition is next.
Anyone have a proper render of it yet?
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Is that old warehouse coming down to make way for this as well?
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I have never seen that before...digging before demolition is done. And no construction fencing, just that flimsy metal fencing. Especially when they are digging.

Strange.
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I have never seen that before...digging before demolition is done. And no construction fencing, just that flimsy metal fencing. Especially when they are digging.

Strange.
Digging for soil testing maybe? There was a dry cleaners in that plaza. Or perhaps they're going to be doing some geotechnical testing? Either way they'd need to dig up some of that parking lot, no?
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I bet they are looking for remnants of old foundation or other abandoned underground stuff.
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^ The way that site is laid out makes me think that there could have been a service station there at one point.
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